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Newsbytes: 2018 Arcade Video; EAG 2019 Preview; Bushnell Praises Pong & Other CES 2019 Arcade News

Newsbytes: 2018 Arcade Video; EAG 2019 Preview; Bushnell Praises Pong & Other CES 2019 Arcade News

arcadehero January 12, 2019 0

Hello fellow Arcade Heroes, and welcome to another edition of newsbytes. This is a collection of quick bits ‘n bytes of news from this week that wouldn’t really warrant a full post; or I

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Tecnoplay Launches Website, Trailer For Racecraft Arcade

Tecnoplay Launches Website, Trailer For Racecraft Arcade

arcadehero January 12, 2019 1

There are three pillars of development focus in the modern arcade industry: gun games, racing games, and redemption. While you do get titles that fall outside of those three “genre pillars,” most R&D is

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Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

arcadehero January 10, 2019 1

A few weeks ago, some big news came along that Taito was testing out a new head-to-head pinball concept by the name of Space Invaders Pinball Jam. Readers were so interested in this story,

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Stern Pinball Officially Unveils The Munsters At CES 2019

Stern Pinball Officially Unveils The Munsters At CES 2019

arcadehero January 8, 2019 1

Every time a new pinball machine is released, fans are already looking to the next game, and when we heard about The Beatles, rumors were circulating that The Munsters was next. Today, with CES

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Now Shipping: Halo: Fireteam Raven 2-player (Plus new screenshots)

Now Shipping: Halo: Fireteam Raven 2-player (Plus new screenshots)

arcadehero January 7, 2019 0

Continuing the solid start for 2019 in terms of new arcade machines, we’ve got an update for gamers & operators who are interested in the more compact version of Halo: Fireteam Raven. For a

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Newsbytes: High Score Girl; Dark Presence Footage; Ralph Coppola Passing; Arcade History & More

Newsbytes: High Score Girl; Dark Presence Footage; Ralph Coppola Passing; Arcade History & More

arcadehero January 5, 2019 0

Welcome to the year’s first Newsbytes, a collection of arcade news from around the web from the past week (or two..or three..in today’s case). I do have a story on Halo: Fireteam Raven 2-player

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NESiCAxLive 2 Begins Testing In The USA Until Jan. 27th

NESiCAxLive 2 Begins Testing In The USA Until Jan. 27th

arcadehero January 4, 2019 5

Just a quickie post here. We recently highlighted news about Taito looking to test their NESiCAxLive 2 digital download arcade network in the states, and now it has begun. This tweet from the official

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Launching This Month: Pump It Up XX – 20th Anniversary Edition

Launching This Month: Pump It Up XX – 20th Anniversary Edition

Shaggy January 3, 2019 2

2019 is starting off with strong for the arcade business, as we have a couple of new games to discuss that should be available for arcade/amusement venues to add to their collections. For this

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Sega Unleashes An ATV Slam Trailer

Sega Unleashes An ATV Slam Trailer

Shaggy January 2, 2019 2

Back in October of last year (2018, of course 😉 ), Sega Amusements unveiled a brand new racing arcade game to the world, ATV Slam. Unfortunately, the game did not make an appearance at

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The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

Shaggy December 31, 2018 1

2019 is upon us, which means that it is time to take a look back at the arcade, pinball and other amusement news of 2018.  The State Of The Industry 2018 2018 has been

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New Arcades 2018: Japan Update; Babylon Park (Israel); Save Point (MD); Starcade (NJ); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

New Arcades 2018: Japan Update; Babylon Park (Israel); Save Point (MD); Starcade (NJ); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

Shaggy December 28, 2018 1

Welcome to the last new arcade locations post of 2018. This year has been marked by strong growth in the amusement sector, thanks to favorable economic circumstances and a great pool of games to

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Taito To Begin Testing NESiCAxLive 2 Exclusively At Round1USA

Taito To Begin Testing NESiCAxLive 2 Exclusively At Round1USA

arcadehero December 27, 2018 5

At the end of 2010, Taito released their version of a digital game delivery service to Japanese arcades by the name of NESiCAxLive. The idea was to replace the hardware kit with download-only software

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